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Hello and welcome! Here is the Removal and replacement procedure for the control arm.
REMOVE ENGINE ASSEMBLY WITH TRANSAXLE
REMOVE TRANSVERSE ENGINE ENGINEMOUNTING INSULATOR Remove the nuts and transverse engine engine mount-ing insulator. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION ARM SUB−ASSYLOWER NO.1 LH(a) Remove the 2 bolts on the front side of the front suspen-sion arm sub−assy lower No.1 LH.(b) Removethe bolt and nut on the rear side of the front sus-pension arm sub−assy lower No.1 LH.(c) Remove the front suspension arm sub−assy lower No.1LH.(d) Remove the front lower arm bush stopper from the frontsuspension arm sub−assy lower No.1 LH.4. INSTALL FRONT SUSPENSION ARM SUB−ASSYLOWER NO.1 LH(a) Install the front lower arm bush stopper to the front sus-pension arm sub−assy lower No.1 LH.(b) Installthe bolt and nut to the rear side of the front suspen-sion arm sub−assy lower No.1 LH.Torque: 206 N⋅m (2,100 kgf⋅cm, 152 ft⋅lbf)
The engine and lower cradle must be lowered to gain access to the lower control arm bolts. You dont need to remove the engine and transmission to perform the control arm replacement but the lower cradle and the complete engine assembly does need to be lowered. Remove and loosen the necessary components to lower the engine assembly a few inches to gain access to the lower control arm bolts.
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